Dr. Christian Kurz, Head of PV Yield Forecasts for meteocontrol, to Speak at Solar Asset Management Conference

Dr. Christian Kurz, head of PV Yield Forecasts Reports at meteocontrol GmbH, will be a keynote speaker at the Solar Asset Management North America Conference Exposition scheduled for March 16-17, 2016, at the Parc 55 Hilton Hotel in San Francisco, CA, where he will advise conference attendees on the topic ofForecasting and modeling energy production.

BUFFALO GROVE, IL, MARCH 8, 2016 -- Dr. Christian Kurz, head of PV Yield Forecasts Reports at meteocontrol GmbH, will be a keynote speaker at the Solar Asset Management North America Conference Exposition scheduled for March 16-17, 2016, at the Parc 55 Hilton Hotel in San Francisco, CA, where he will advise conference attendees on the topic ofForecasting and modeling energy production.


Dr. Kurz will speak on March 16th at 2:45pm in Session 3C: Advanced PV Plant Operations. Other topics during that session are Grid Integration and Power Operationsand Grid Stabilization and Ancillary Services. Dr, Kurz will address how solar operators can meet theincreasing need for forecasting and scheduling, as well as discuss recent methods and technology innovation that can help improve predictability of production.

Dr. Kurz, who earned a Ph.D in Atmospheric Physics at Munich University and served as a researcher at the German Aerospace Center (DLR), is a renown expert in the parameterization of clouds and cloud-irradiation interactions.Since 2007 Dr. Kurz has been responsible for the development of Renewable Energies power forecasts for grid operators and trading companies at meteocontrol GmbH in Augsburg, Germany. He is recognized as one of the leading experts in the world on weather analytics and energy forecasting.

The Solar Asset Management North America Conference & Exposition is the leading conference dedicated to the operational phase of solar plants and portfolios. Covering technical and financial topics, which range from performance optimization to refinancing and secondary market, the conference is attended by hundreds of service providers, asset/portfolio managers, IPPs, utilities, investors, developers and advisors active in the North American solar market.

For more information, visit www.meteocontrol.com.

About meteocontrol
meteocontrol delivers a complete line of products and services to improve the overall quality and performance of photovoltaic systems. From its headquarters in Germany, and regional offices in the United States, France, Spain and Italy, meteocontrol provides energy and weather data management, yield assessment, quality auditing, technical due diligence, and the monitoring and technical operation of PV facilities of all sizes. With over 30 years of experience with renewable energy systems, meteocontrol is a global leader in the professional remote management of photovoltaic systems, currently monitoring approximately 41,000 PV systems around the globe with total power of over 11 GWp (11,000 megawatts). For more information, visit www.meteocontrol.com.

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